PARTNER | Civil Litigation and Employment Law

Kristen Welsh Ragon

  • Civil Litigation
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Litigation and Appeals

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Kristen Welsh Ragon
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Contact Information

Location: Hackensack, New Jersey
Phone:  (201) 488-2600
Fax:        (201) 488-5059
*New Jersey Super Lawyer, Rising Star (2013)



Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
   J.D. – 2007
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
   B.A. – 2003
   Major: Communications

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 2007
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2007
New York, 2008

Past Employment Positions

Hon. Robert J. Passero, Assignment Judge, New Jersey Superior Court, Passaic County,

Law Clerk, 2007 – 2008 

Hon. Donald J. Volkert Jr., Assignment Judge, New Jersey Superior Court, Passaic County,

Law Clerk, 2008

Representative Cases

– State v. Williams, 197 N.J. Super. 127 (App. Div. 1984)
– Bauter v. Hanover Insurance Company, 247 N.J. Super. 94 (App. Div. 1989)
– Ohayia v. Cass, 286 N.J. Super. 664 (App. Div. 1996)
– Szoke v. Board of Adj., Monmouth Beach, 270 N.J. Super. 341 (App. Div.          1992)
– Gilles v. Wiley Malehorn & Sirota, 345 N.J. Super. 119 (App. Div. 2001)
– Claypotch v. E. G. Heller & Sons, 340 N.J. Super. 472 (App. Div. 2003)
– Taddei v. State Farm, 401 N.J. Super. 449 (App. Div. 2008)
– Wood v. New Jersey Manufacturers, 206 N.J. 562 (2011)
– Jatczyszyn v. Marcal et als, 422 N.J. Super. 123 (App. Div. 2011)
– Lippman v. Ethicon, 222 N.J. 362 (2015)
– 26 Million Dollar Settlement on behalf of former employees of a Financial    Service Company involving claims of discrimination.
– 12 Million Dollar Structured Settlement for Brain Damaged Infant as a result of Medical Negligence of ER Doctor
– Successfully Defeated a non compete clause of an employer
– 5 Million Dollar Verdict in Products Liability Case involving defective fuel injector and severe burns
– 2 Million Dollar Settlement in Automobile Accident; numerous fractures
– 4 Million Dollar Settlement in Direct Claim Against Employer; Third degree    burns over 60% of body
-18 Million Dollar Settlement for Loss of Eye from Automobile  Accident/Dram Shop Case
– $400,000 Settlement for Age Discrimination Employment Case
– $150,000 Settlement as a result of National Origin Discrimination on behalf of three custodians
– $350,000 Jury Verdict against Car Dealership for Consumer Fraud
– $550,000 Jury Verdict for Woman Assaulted in Cemetary
– $350,000 Settlement for Failure to Diagnose Lyme Disease
– $350,000 Settlement for State Worker Sexually Harassed by Supervisor
– $250,000 Settlement for Breach of Employment Contract
– $165,000 Malpractice Verdict for Failure of ER to Diagnose Heart Attack

Professional Associations

Bergen County Bar Association, Member
Passaic County Bar Association, Member
New Jersey State Bar Association, Member

Published Works

Piercing the Corporate Veil – NJ’s Expanding Application to the Limited Partnership , The Corporate Counselor, Volume 26, Number 5, September, 2011

Hackensack Office

Three University Plaza

Suite 410-4th Floor

Hackensack, NJ 07601


(201) 488-2600

Email Us


(201) 488-5059

Jersey City Office

648 Newark Avenue,

Jersey City, NJ 07306



(201) 656-5232

Main Office: Three University Plaza | Suite 410-4th Floor | Hackensack, New Jersey | 07601
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